The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, is offering a PhD position in ecology to investigate the impacts of microplastics on the structure and function of freshwater food webs.Continue reading
Interested in the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem functions under stress and looking for an internship, research project, BSc or MSc thesis? Join us!Continue reading
Alexander Feckler shares his experience during his visit at the Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata (UNMdP) and the Universidad de Córdoba (UCO) in Argentina, as part of an internationalization project of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).Continue reading
In this post, Jochen Zubrod reports on their recently published paper “Is Hyalella azteca a suitable model leaf-shredding benthic crustacean for testing the toxicity of sediment-associated metals in Europe?”.Continue reading
In this post, Marco Konschak writes about their recently published paper “Waterborne and diet-related effects of inorganic and organic fungicides on the insect leaf shredder Chaetopteryx villosa (Trichoptera)”.Continue reading
Interested in monitoring pesticide pollution and its effects in the field? Join our Working Group “Landscape Ecology” for a research project, internship, Bachelor or Master thesis.Continue reading
University of Minho (UMinho) in Portugal is hiring a PostDoc for the project “STREAMECO: Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning under climate change: from the gene to the stream”.
In this post, Verena Schreiner talks about a recently published paper entitled “Similar recovery time of microbial functions from fungicide stress across biogeographical regions”.
In this post, Mirco Bundschuh talks about a recently granted DFG-project “The relevance of the BIOdiversity TO FUNction relationship in heterotrophic aquatic systems under stress” with the unusual acronym “BIO2FUN”.
With great wine comes great responsibility! Therefore, the working group “Quantitative Landscape Ecology” offers several projects/theses in a DFG-funded field study analysing effects of fungicide contamination on fungal communities and microbial leaf decomposition.